Career at FAME

At the heart of the FOKUS Business Unit for Future Applications and Media are its people. FAME attracts individuals who are smart, focused, adaptable, passionate and who are able to thrive in its creative environment. If you have an excellent academic record and a history of excelling in extracurriculars, FAME wants you. We encourage students and recent graduates to apply.

We offer a diverse range of ever-expanding professional opportunities. We give you the chance to work on challenging national and international projects as well as expanding your experience in close collaboration with our research experts and industrial partners. Our international team is constantly looking for new developer talents in cooperation with the Open Communication Systems faculty at the Technical University Berlin:

  • interactive HTML5 player for interactive video streaming
  • web-based video tagging tool
  • IPTV applications
  • gesture navigation for IPTV and new media with Microsoft Kinect
  • Hybrid TV HbbTV Test Suite
  • Data Mining in Social Web
  • Mobile Payment - NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • Social Communication via ActivityStreams and OAuth

Requirements you have to meet include excellent programming skills in C/C++, C#, WPF (XAML), Java EE, ObjectiveC as well as good programming skills in in JavaScript, HTML, HTML5, CSS, AJAX, Web Sockets, iOS, Android. It would be a great asset if you provide knowledge and skills in communication networks, telecommunication, Internet, multimedia applications, Internet protocols (IP, UDP, TCP, http, SIP, RTP, etc.).

​Bachelor and Master theses Mentoring

We offer graduation support and mentoring to promising students. Our team supervises diverse topics for Bachelor and Master theses related to our working areas. For relevant topics also have a look at our projects and solutions.

If you are motivated to become part of a team of innovators and setting trends in web development and future media as a student assistent or would like to apply for mentoring, please contact us


The challenge in converging environments is to bring interoperability to a range of heterogeneous approaches, technologies, and architectures. The FOKUS Competence Center Future Applications and Media (FAME) has the right kind of expertise to forge the missing links. FAME invites all interested players to benefit from our research work and results.

We deliver prototype component implementations related to Media, Web, IPTV and converged technology based on your requirements.

Instantiation of customized Media Clients, Application Server and Service Platforms
We equip your organization with a full test environment to allow you run your own cross fertilization and future media scenarios.

Demo development & Proof-of-concept implementations
We develop demonstrations of such as Triple Play scenarios, interactive TV, Mobile Web Applications and more.
We show that your ideas have the potential to become a success. Please have a look at it on myLab and projects in industry and academia we gathered considerable experience in terms of project management and long term project contributions.

Coaching & Tutorials
Based on the tremendous and recognized experience in the field, we offer different coaching and tutorial sessions to let you benefit from our knowledge.

Consulting & Studies
Is there something about Media and Web Technology you need to know in detail? Do you need to know it fast? We’ll provide you with scientific studies and consulting.

Comprehensive Testbed Projects
Being a partner in many international projects in industry and academia we gathered considerable experience in terms of project management and long term project contributions.

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